The Modern Stack: Evolution at Lightning Speeds

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The Modern Technology Stack

Noticed that tech companies are continually changing up the technologies used to produce their offerings? If you’re sitting on legacy code, languishing in a legacy stack with components you’re sure have passed their sell by date but don’t know what to do about it without a huge overhaul/cash/talent injection then you’re not alone. Back in software’s yesteryears (the 1980s and … Read More

Learning to Fish – What Tackle Do You Need?

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Teach a Man to Fish

In developing and maintaining applications, there’s really no such thing as stability. Up around the next bend in the river, you’ll encounter another new technique or new programming language that you’ll need to assimilate. Technology will continually evolve: many technologies that were bleeding edge only a few years ago have been entirely eclipsed today. With the continual rapid pace of … Read More

What’s All This I Hear About Containerization?

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Containerization and legacy applications

Unless you’ve been off-the-grid for a while, you’ve probably heard enthusiastic software developers talking about Docker and similar containerization technologies. As an executive or senior business leader, you may not understand containers or how they might add value to your virtual or cloud infrastructure. You may also be unaware of how containerization intersects with the modernization of legacy applications. Take … Read More

Technology in Portugal – Right Choice, Right Time

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Portugal Right Choice, Right Time

I once said (as an Englishman living in Colorado) that the only thing I miss about England is Portugal. Meaning, my favorite country to visit was now a 14 hour commute away rather than the 2 hour flight from London Gatwick. As you probably know, Morphis is a Portuguese company, based in Lisbon but with offices globally in the UK, … Read More

Think Legacy Modernization Is A One-Time Event? Think Again!

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continuous modernization

Moore’s Law. I won’t bore you, but you need to learn to fish to manage your application portfolio going forward. Not only is the speed of technological change impacting how quickly your applications fall into technical debt, but Government’s are unable to legislate ahead of new technologies such as driverless cars. For a great read on this latter point, check … Read More

Legacy Modernization – Let’s Get Real!

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LegacyModernization - Let's Get Real

Two things happened on Monday that left me shaking my head, wondering just what the hell is going on in the US government when it comes to legacy modernization. It’s not just the US government, or government generally, this applies much more broadly and is something we’ve touched on in the past. The first head shaker was the visit of … Read More

COBOL to MVC – C#/.NET or J2EE/Java

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COBOL Modernization

In our last post, The Silver Tsunami – Out with the Old, and in with the…, we highlighted the three main options available for dealing with legacy systems: migrating, wrapping and modernization. With a specific focus on COBOL based systems, we concluded that both migration (lift-and-shift from, for example, mainframe to a Windows environment: COBOL to COBOL) and wrapping (adding … Read More

Integritas Solutions to Deliver Application Modernization Services Based on Morphis

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We’re delighted to announce that Morphis and Integritas Solutions have signed an agreement that enables Integritas to deliver application modernization services based on Morphis’ technology platform. This licensing agreement will enable Integritas to independently market, sell and deliver modernization services and resell the Morphis platform. Integritas Solutions is a CVE Service Disable Veteran Owned Business that specializes in helping organizations … Read More

Madrid in June

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Have you ever been to Madrid? If not, we have the perfect reason for you to go. And what better time than June? Before the heat of the summer really takes effect, and with the 400th anniversary celebrations for Madrid’s Plaza Mayor in full effect, this is also the 80th anniversary of the first showing of Picasso’s Guernica and Madrid … Read More